SLA2008: Physics roundtable
I think this should be it.
APS - view plus - for the visually impaired. Work with publishers to develop a cost effective way to make their content available to the visually impaired
(I said I would link to handouts - but the SLA site is down again)
Pat Viele introduced Bruce Mason who is working on COMPADRE
a very cool resource for physics and astro educational resources. Things are cataloged so that you can find them - neat simulations and games and resource sites at all levels. Adopt a physicist - for your classroom so that you can send him or her questions.
Michael Fosmire talked about their institutional repository (and what is slick about this is that the department does a lot of the work - they were doing it before, too, but it's not on the shoulders of the scientists)
- opt out policy
admin adds to endnote > appropriate copy is identified (looking at Sherpa/Romeo, etc) by library assistant > physics librarian > export to xml > digital commons batch load > record even if no full text
some little details about Physics Today - you can ask some attendees what the details were
big budget cuts in the SUNY system... I'm sure other state universities are in the same boat.